Forum will feature presentations from civic, business and financial leaders, including sitting Cabinet Secretary, former Nobel Prize winner and the 42nd President of the U.S. Bill Clinton
MSNBC will cover the 3-day forum as an official media sponsor for the first time
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Operation HOPE, the leading global financial dignity non-profit, will commence the 3rd annual HOPE Global Forum from the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta. This year's Forum coincides with a weekend of celebrations in the city of Atlanta in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.
The HOPE Global Forum Annual Meeting will convene leaders from community, government, entertainment and the private sector to outline a vision for the modern global economy – a vision that includes all people. Where the poor, underserved and teetering middle class are seen as untapped assets for economic growth, entrepreneurship and job creation. With the theme "Reimagining the Global Economy: Expanding Free Enterprise for All," the Forum will be held at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
"The 2015 HOPE Global Forum is shaping up to be the best one yet with well-respected, experienced leaders from every discipline joining us this week to move the dialogue forward as we develop the blueprint for a new, inclusive global economic vision," said HOPE founder, CEO and chair John Hope Bryant. "The entire Operation HOPE family is humbled by the record level of interest in this year's Forum – we're ready to make history once again."
This year's forum will include presentations and appearances by a number of well-known, influential leaders from a broad cross section of industry including: